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Vital magnetism: its power over disease : a statement of the facts developed by men who have employed this agent under various names, as animal magnetism, mesmerism, hypnotism, etc., from the earliest times down to the present


Published 1877
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Includes index

Magnetism as a therapeutical agent -- Status of the practice in Great Britain, views of eminent men -- Status of the practice on the Continent, history of its development -- The evidence of reason and common sense -- The received hypothesis, Dr. Ashburner's theory of polarities, Barth's views: mesmerism not miracle -- Anaesthetic effects of vital magnetism -- On qualifications of magnetic physicians -- Typical cases -- Theorizing -- The testimony of test -- My own position -- Sympathetic influence -- Dr. Newnham's exposition of principles and plea for investigation and adoption by the profession -- Appendix: Dr. Elliotson's adjuration to the profession, and Dr. Esdaile's remarkable protest to the American Congress, Magnetism the first "Anaesthetic"


Publisher New York : Adams, Victor & Co.
Pages 256
Language English
Call number 008195760
Digitizing sponsor Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School
Book contributor Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Collection medicalheritagelibrary; francisacountwaylibrary; americana

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